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fall

verb [I] (ACCIDENT)   /fɔl/ (past tense fell  /fel/, past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/)
(of people and animals) to move unintentionally or unexpectedly onto or toward the ground from a higher place: He fell and hurt his arm. Don’t fall over, honey! I fell down the stairs. She fell off the top of the ladder. Kathy tripped and fell (flat) on her face (= fell facing the ground).
(Definition of fall verb (ACCIDENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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